A 33-year-old female asked:
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Can a lot of salt in a diet cause clogged arteries or possible heart problems in the future. I put some salt on my meals. Will it eventually kill me?

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Dr. Surinder Yadav
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Causes hypertension: High salt intake can in the long run possibly lead to hypertension. Long standing hypertension or high blood pressure will eventually lead to diseases such as heart disease or strokes. It is important to have a healthy lifestyle by reducing salt intake, fatty foods intake and exercise regularly.Ath.
Answered on Apr 22, 2014

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